The Kidd here...
I keep getting a Burton's ALICE IN WONDERLAND vibe from everything I've seen from Sam Raimi's OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL, and I am really hoping that such a comparison couldn't be further from the truth once we get the finished film in March. The trio of witches alone - Mila Kunis, Rachel Weisz and Michelle Williams - are enough to hold my interest for the time being as I keep worrrying about visuals that are cool but empty substitute for any type of engaging story.
However, the new teaser poster for Disney's film has restored a bit of confidence my way that Raimi is up for making a trip to Oz worth watching. This isn't cluttered with the various personalities or creatures that make up Oz and its surrounding lands. This is a fantastic depiction of a character we're all too familiar with from our travels with Dorothy throughout our lifetimes, and really... isn't that all an Oz movie needs right now to let us know we're not in Kansas anymore moving forward? This looks like Rachel Weisz's full transformation to the Wicked Witch of the West, but, from what I've been hearing, this may just be A Wicked Witch of the West that we encounter during OZ, not necessarily THE Wicked Witch of the West.
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